Current Affairs English -8 February to 14 February -2020
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The first India–Africa Defence Ministers’ Conclave was recently held in which city?
Which famous writer was recently selected for the Mystic Kalinga Literary Award (Indian and Global Languages)?
What is the projected growth rate of India, during the next financial year 2020–21, as per the recent monetary policy of RBI?
The 5th India–Russia Military Industrial Conference was recently organised in which city?
Which organisation is set to release Digital Payments Index (DPI), which will assess the digitalisation of payments in the country?
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)
Which city plays host to the 22nd India International Seafood Show, after a gap of 12 years?
Which State / UT has recently renamed its Public Health Engineering, Irrigation and Flood Control Department as the ‘Jal Shakti Department’?
Jammu and Kashmir
What is the theme for this year’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, observed on February 6?
End Female Genital Mutilation
Unleashing Youth Power
A Piece of Me
Intensify global efforts
Who has been named as the head of the trust for construction of the Ram Temple, which was recently constituted by the Centre?
K. K. Venugopal
G E Vahanvati
The cybersecurity project codenamed Dejfa, that was recently making news, belongs to which country?
How many major ports of India are named after individuals?
The term “SPICe” sometimes seen in news, is related to which of the following fields?
Science & Technology
Business & Economy
Defence and Arms Production
The term “Batterygate”, recently in news, is related to which of the following tech giants?
Recently, Esperanza Base on the Antarctic Peninsula reached a temperature of 18.3°C, thus becoming the hottest on record for continental Antarctica. Esperanza Base is a research station of which country?
Seer Goverdhanpur in Uttar Pradesh is the birth place of which Bhakti saint?
In the wake of the coronavirus fears, recently the Baltic Dry Index sank to all time low plunging into negative territory. What is tracked by Baltic Dry Index?
Crude Oil Prices
On February 8, 2020, Thaipoosam festival was celebrated by the Tamil community around the world. This festival marks birth day of which deity?
Which Indian crop faces danger due to a fungus called Alternaria brassicae as per recent news?
Which Hollywood actor is playing Dr. Kalam in his upcoming biopic?
Michael C. Hall
Which state has recently launched an initiative to establish hotels to provide meals at subsidised price called ‘Kudumbashree’ hotels?
Which Metro rail service in India has become the second largest operational metro rail network in the country?
Which state recently launched “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana”, which provides an annual assistance of ₹6000 to the needy families?
Arun–III, is the hydropower project of which country, to be built with assistance from India?
The Pollution Control Board of which state recently received the national award for e–Governance 2019–20?
Which country has reportedly auctioned licenses to hunt elephants, to tackle human–animal conflict?
The book ‘A Child of Destiny’, which was recently released by the Indian Vice President, is an autobiography of which Indian educationist?
K Ramakrishna Rao
Which city’s police recently launched an initiative called ‘Operation Nakail’ to verify the identity of auto drivers?
Municipal Performance Index (MPI), is an index recently launched by which organisation / Ministry?
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
Ministry of Home Affairs
National Development Council
Which city is host to the 13th UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) (COP 13), 2020?
Which Union Ministry has recently launched the web portal for ‘Star rating of Coal mines’?
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Ministry of Coal
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Ministry of Mines
The storm ‘Ciara’ recently hit several countries of which continent?
Recently, the Supreme Court of India upheld the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act. When was the original act of 1989 amended?
American Factory, which won the Oscar for the best feature length documentary, was produced by which famous American personality?
Ajeya Warrior’ is the joint military exercise conducted between India and which country?
Which Union Ministry releases the Public Enterprises Survey, on the performances of Central Public Sector Enterprises?
Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
When is the World Pulses Day observed, across the world?
As per the notification of the Ministry of health and family welfare, which component will be treated as ‘drugs’ from April 1, 2020?
Raw materials for drugs
What does ‘GSP’ stand for, in the context of India– US trade?
Globalised System of Preferences
Generalized System of Preferences
Globalised System of Partners
Generalized System of Partners
‘PehleSafety’ is an Internet safety campaign of which major technological company?
Gulmarg, where the National winter games event is set to be held, is located in which state / UT?
Jammu & Kashmir
Which state government recently launched toll–free helpline numbers for students to resolve their queries by experts?
We Think Digital’ is a digital literacy program of which global technological company?
Where is the Headquarters of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) located?
What is the theme of the ‘World Radio Day, 2020’, observed on February 13?
Radio and Diversity
Radio across World
Radio and Multilingualism
Connecting through Air
Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana is the flagship scheme of which Union Ministry?
Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
What is the capital package recently approved for infusion in three state–owned general insurance companies?
Rs. 1000 Cr
Rs. 2500 Cr
Rs. 3000 Cr
Rs. 5000 Cr
Which product is recently banned in all airports and aircrafts, by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security?
Wendell Rodricks, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?
Amit Panghal, who was seen in news recently, is a famous personality associated with which sports?
Who was recently appointed as the new President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI)?
Atul Kumar Gupta
N D Gupta
Nihar Niranjan Jambusaria
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